Hugo is Hiring Work-From-Home Researchers (Internet Stalkers) for $13/Hour
Editor's Note: Due to overwhelming response to the job listing, Hugo is no longer accepting applications.
My online “stalking” skills blossomed early.
Back in middle school, actually, with AOL Instant Messenger.
Is he online? See what his away message says. OMGosh, now he’s idle.
Then MySpace. Why did he leave a comment on Lauren’s profile? That’s a weird picture…
Now there’s Facebook, which really just created a black hole for stalking. And let’s not forget Instagram, Twitter and, you know, random Google searches. (Please tell me you can relate?)
However, I found a work-from-home job that’s perfect for those of you who’ve refined your online stalking -- I mean researching -- skills.
Hugo is Hiring a Work-From-Home Content Concierge
Hugo is an app that acts as a personal research assistant. If you’re a fancy business person meeting with a million clients a day, you might use this.
It researches (stalks?) your clients to deliver the most relevant articles about them, their business and their industry. Hugo delivers these summarized articles to you in time for the big meeting.
Oh, you enjoy sailing? Me too.
When you join Hugo’s team, you’ll work to improve its automated algorithms by reviewing and editing its people and business results to ensure accuracy.
You’ll “quickly identify content that is the most relevant to a person, their organization and industry, and ensure our users receive accurate and timely briefs, every time,” the job listing on Write Jobs states.
Are You Qualified for This Online Research Job?
The job listing states the qualifications a little more eloquently than “stalking skills.”
Some major points include:
- Be a “digital research whiz” who can do super-fast internet searches
- Love digital content via social media channels
- Have some tech-savviness with OS X, iOS, Chrome, Slack and Google apps
- Be able to bring your own laptop
- Possess solid spelling and grammar dexterity.
The Nitty-Gritty Job Details You’ve Been Skimming For…
Pay is about $13 an hour, according to the listing.
All of the work is remote and your schedule will be flexible. You might need to work weekdays, weekends and evenings.
Interested? Send your resume and “a little bit about yourself” to email@example.com.
For all the details on the original listing, visit Write Jobs.
Your Turn: What’s your favorite online stalking platform?
Carson Kohler (@CarsonKohler) is a junior writer at The Penny Hoarder. After recently completing graduate school, she focuses on saving money — and surviving the move back in with her parents.